Watercolor Painting - Gordon Meggison
Thursdays - May 4, 11, 18, 25, and June 1 & 8 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $195.00 (not including materials)
We will cover accurate color mixing, glazing while in the process of painting a theme. I find that most students have trouble mastering loose vibrant color washes in controlled areas that retain a watercolor natural brilliance.
I believe this is a key factor in doing a strong convincing watercolor. I will also have exercises designed to promote looseness but in a controlled manner. I will also introduce a variety of techniques to achieve the illusion of textural effects. We will cover some aspects of composition and brush technique and materials characteristics. We solve varieties of pictorial problems based on photos I provide.
To reserve your space - Call 904-398-3161 ext.319
Arches Watercolor paper in Arches blockform is BEST, or single sheets that can be modified in size and taped to a rigid base such as masonite. Other brands like Fabrino are good. Strathmore is OK for beginners, but not as good as Arches for absorption of color. 10' x 14" or larger paper is best.
Paint-Winsor & Newton or Holbein paints
Preferred Palette Colors: Cadmium Red, Rose Madder, Cerulean Blue, Cobalt Blue, Olive Green, Hookers Green, Sap Green, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Orange, Bismuth Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Light. Indigo and Horizon Blue optional.
COST SAVER PLAN NOT: If cost is a concern we can make most colors from Alizarin Crimson, Sap Green, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Bismuth Yellow, Cobalt Blue.
Palette - Masterson Stays Wet Pallette
Brushes - #12 Sable (Simpson brand is OK for beginners), 1" Nylon Synthetic bright white flats.
1" drafting tape
1 kneaded eraser - DON'T bring rubber erasers
Semi Kosher salt in a small shaker
Flat 3" x 5" kitchen sponge (NOT with coarse scrub texture on backside)
Small WIDE BASE water cup such as tupperware for clean up rinse
Class participants receive a "SPECIAL 25% DISCOUNT"
on all art supplies.